2017 Overview including Q4 – Auction Insights
23 January, 2018 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

This edition of Auction Insights looks at the overall performance of commercial auctions across the Ray White Commercial network for the 2017 calendar year, as well as a focus on the transactions which have occurred during the fourth quarter of 2017, being October to December. This fourth quarter period saw 60 commercial listings with Auction campaigns brought to market across the Commercial network (in line with the 60 recorded last quarter and slightly behind the 63 recorded during the...


January 2018 – Gold Coast End of Year Wrap
9 January, 2018 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

Annual Overview The total volume of Commercial sales for the 2017 calendar year has recorded over $1.33billion across the Gold Coast market representing 571 major transactions; well up from the $632million achieved during the 2016 period. The high demand and rapid turnover of stock in 2017 eclipsed the sales volumes achieved in the 2015 year which saw $1.25billion change hands. During 2017, the 3Q represented the busiest period while all other quarters remained relatively subdued in comparison. The major driver...


2017 Q3 – Auction Insights
20 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

This edition of Auction Insights looks at the transactions which have occurred during third quarter of 2017, being July to September together with the overall performance 2017 calendar year to date. This third quarter period saw 60 commercial listings with Auction campaigns brought to market across the Ray White Commercial network (down from 76 last quarter yet up from 41 for the same period in 2016). These auctions yielded a robust selling rate, with strong clearance of 98.33% recorded with...


November 2017 – WA Child Care
16 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Stephen Harrison / Download Research

The Child Care market as an income producing asset class has grown in appeal across the East Coast of Australia for the two years with a push into the Western Australian market has heated up during the second half of 2017. High supply over the last five years in the East Coast was realised due to the large increases in population and the undersupply of facilities, in more recent times its heavily subsidised income stream has not gone unnoticed by...


November 2017 – BRIEF: Wynnum/Manly Commercial Market
15 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Nathan Moore / Download Research

The bayside suburbs of Wynnum and Manly offer a range of modern industrial stock together with office property and high street retail accommodation, all targeted at small local business and convenience retailing. These properties are generally tightly held and include a high level of owner occupied premises; during the 2016/2017 financial year there was $23.76million transacted in these suburbs totalling 18 sales. These represented a high volume of industrial stock; both developable land and strata unit stock, together with office...


November 2017 – BRIEF: Toowoomba Industrial
14 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

The Industrial market shows a reasonable level of churn across Toowoomba. The most active segment of this market has been the smaller industrial unit market, which is popular to both buy and lease amongst various small businesses and private investors across the region. This asset type is popular with local investors seeking a higher return compared to a traditional residential asset. The low cost of financing and uncertainty around residential vacancies has sparked some capital value movement and compression in...


November 2017 – Brisbane 500sqm+ Industrial Leasing Market
9 November, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Graham Norris / Download Research

The Brisbane Industrial market continues to show favourable results surrounding take up with a number of large commitments securing during 2017. Close to 330,000sqm has been recorded in absorption across this market with some significant changes in the tenancy type during the 12 months to October 2017. Encouraging is the strong demand led completions and take up of existing stock which has assisted in the downward movement in vacancies which have been historically high over the past few years.  A flight...


October 2017 – Gold Coast 3Q Transaction Report
30 October, 2017 / Vanessa Rader / Download Research

The Gold Coast market has been in strong demand during 2017, volumes of sales however were a little quiet during the start of the year with many owners opting to hold assets. As the year has gone on, more owners have looked to cash in on the rapidly reducing yields resulting in more properties coming to market. During the 3Q 2017 there have been $417.66 million in transactions across Gold Coast with the Office and Retail market in greatest demand...


October 2017 – Yatala Industrial Overview
23 October, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Lisa Dunne / Download Research

2017 has been a positive year for the Yatala Enterprise Region, with elevated sentiment resulting in a strong demand to buy and improving occupancy levels. Private Investors and owner occupiers continue to compete to purchase stock due to the affordable cost of debt; more so however has been the growing number of owner occupiers seeking accommodation for their growing business’ and to shelter from escalating rents. This has had some dampening effect on rental growth in the last year after...


October 2017 – BRIEF: Gladstone Commercial Market
12 October, 2017 / Vanessa Rader and Andrew Allen / Download Research

The Gladstone commercial markets have been heavily hit during the post LNG period in 2012 and beyond. The city saw a huge investment in infrastructure prior to this which saw the population swell and need for accommodation result in huge price escalation and low vacancy. Commercial markets also saw a renaissance during this period with a vibrant city centre seeing retail rebound with high occupancy and demand to invest. Similarly the commercial and industrial markets were in high demand with...